4WD Driver training



You will be driving our 2021 Ford Ranger Wildtrak  (Full of the latest 4WD technology)

90 minute 4WD taster session where you drive our 4WD with a fully qualified instructor in the front passenger seat.

$150.00 inc. gst.  You can share this time with an extra driver for an extra $25.00.


3 hour 4WD practical driving training course where you drive our 4WD with a fully qualified instructor in the front passenger seat.

$295.00 inc gst for one driver (Non-driving passenger $25.00)

$200.00 inc gst per-person for 2 drivers. (Both the drivers share the same vehicle)

Our 4WD Off-Road safety course is perfect for individuals who drive a 4WD vehicle off road in rural areas or work-sites or who drive off-road for recreation.

Our course is 100% safety focussed. Our main aim is to ensure 4WD drivers are driving safely and responsibly when they need to drive off road in 4WD vehicles.

This course is informative to help you understand the technology  found in modern 4WD'S and designed to enable you to drive off-road in an environmentally friendly way.

What’s included:

The Course is approximately 3 hours in total and involves learning all the basic skills required to drive off-road safely.

The course content covers the following:

Basic vehicle inspection: · Vulnerable parts of the vehicle · Identify tire type · Whether the vehicle is All Wheel Drive or 4WD · Low Ratio gearing · Hill decent · Traction control · Electronic stability control · Centre, front or rear diff locks, Off Road Driving: · Appropriate gearing · Steering · Speed · Vehicle settings to maximize safety/vehicle control · Various terrains - this can include steep hills, descents, suspension articulation, and poor traction surfaces.                                                                                                                                  If you have specific requirements let us know.

You will be trained by a fully qualified 4WD driver trainer who formed TRACKWISE 4WD LTD driver training 19 years ago and has over 40 years of practical off-road driving experience.

This is an enjoyable learning experience taken by an instructor who is patient and has a life long passion for off-road driving.

A bonus is that our training venue is in an amazing location with native bush and roaming dear plus lots of bird-life.

Course Requirements:

1 to 2 people at a time. We keep numbers low for quality learning outcomes and safety reasons.

This course is only offered at our Northwest Auckland training venue.  (Farmland not forest)  Our venue has gravel, clay, sand and grass track

You are required to have a minimum of a restricted driver licence.

Remember you will be driving our 2021 Ford Ranger Wildtrak. (Full of the latest 4WD technology)


Contact us to book

Call 027 286 9383 or email: info@trackwise4wd.co.nz 




Your TRACKWISE instructor and all employees of TRACKWISE 4WD LTD have had both shots and booster shots.

If you have Covid-19 etc or are a close contact of someone who has this do not attend this course on the date selected. Just let us know and we can rebook for you.

Call 027 286 9383 or email: info@trackwise4wd.co.nz